Comment C'Est

Michael Mantler

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1
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Jazz, Contemporary
Label
ECM
Released
November 17, 2017

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

Declaring that he is "no longer able to ignore overwhelming and outrageous recent world events", trumpeter and composer Michael Mantler leaves the world of abstract music behind to tackle a host of contemporary evils head-on in 'Comment c'est'.

His texts for the album, sung by French-born singer Himiko Paganotti, respond to what he calls "the all-pervading environment of hatred, greed and corruption." Comment c'est "refers specifically and reacts strongly to recent events and concerns itself with a range of deadly serious subjects, such as war, terrorism, hostages, migration, poverty, fear and the exceedingly sorry state of the world in general."

Personnel: Himiko Paganotti (voice), Michael Mantler (trumpet), David Helbock (piano), Max Brand Ensemble, Christoph Cech (conductor)

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Key Value
Catalogue number 5711447
Barcode 0602557114478
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 120g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 143mm x 11mm x 128mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Aujourd’hui -
2. Intolérance -
3. Guerre -
4. Commerce -
5. Hiver -
6. Sans Fin -
7. Folie -
8. Pourquoi -
9. Après -
10. Que dire de plus -